The 5 days Rwanda safari will be a highlight of Rwanda’s beauty visiting the one and only savannah park for a game drive and viewing, the park is inhabited by the big game including lions, black rhinos, buffaloes, elephants, leopards among other mammal species and later visit the endangered mountain gorillas in volcanoes national park with 10 habituated gorilla families.
Day 1: Transfer to Akagera national park
In the morning, after breakfast you will meet with the driver-guide for a short briefing about a 5- day safari in Rwanda, later drive to Akagera national park for about 3 hours. You will reach in the afternoon for lunch at the lodge and evening boat on lake Ihema where you will be able to spot a school of hippos, crocodiles, a herd of buffaloes at the edge of the lake, and water bird species which include pelicans, African fish eagle, pied king fisher’s papyrus gonolek, among others. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay at Ruzizi tented camp.
Day 2: Early morning game drive and night game drive
This day will start with a morning cup of coffee and go for game viewing in the open savannah woodland where you will be able to spot various mammal species such Giraffes, impalas, kobs, oribi, Zebra’s topi, bush baby, leopard, and bushbuck elephants among others. Return to the lodge for lunch, rest, and roll for the evening game drive in the evening where you will be able to see nocturnal species such as several cats, civets, and luck to see predators like leopards, Lion, and hyenas in the night. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight at day 1
Day 3: Transfer to volcanoes national park
Have a relaxed breakfast in the morning and check out for transfer to volcanoes national park, Musanze district about 5 -6 hours’ drive, reach early afternoon and check in the lodge, relax and do an evening walk around the park as you spot a few birds as well photography, prepare for another day experience. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge(deluxe)
Day 4: Gorilla tracking experience and cultural experience
Wake up early in the morning, prepare and have a morning cup of tea, your driver-guide will drive you to Kinigi park quarters for briefing and embark to the forest in search of mountain gorillas. You will spend an hour with them when you finally meet them, remember to carry packed lunch and enough drinking water as it becomes strenuous along with hiking. Take pictures, observe and later return to the lodge. In the evening you will visit iby’iwachu for the cultural experience of Rwanda’s tradition through dance and storytelling. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay on Day 3
Day 5: Return to Kigali
You will have a relaxed morning breakfast and drive back to Kigali, along the way you will visit historical landmarks, reach Kigali and visit Kigali genocide memorial sites, local markets and transfer back to the lodge or airport for departure.
End of 5 Days Rwanda Wildlife Safari Tour.